Best A2J Practices Committee



  • Joan Bellistri, Chair
  • Lori-Ann Craig
  • Heather Dichiara-Schilling
  • Gail Mathapo
  • Sara McMahon
  • Brittany Young
  • Board Liaison – Patty Petroccione


  • Explore ways to encourage GLL law libraries to develop, establish, and enhance A2J Best Practices for SRL Services
  • Spotlight initiatives that demonstrate important examples of A2J best practices, including libraries at the basic, intermediate and advanced levels of self-help services
  • Collaborate with the Self-Represented Litigation Network (SRLN), especially the Law Librarian Working Group
  • Engage with programs presented at the ABA/NLADA Equal Justice Conference; encourage attendance and support for GLL members to attend
  • Assess ways to restore the functions previously designated for the AALL representative to the SRLN
  • Create a committee timeline or procedures

Annual Reports

The Best ATJ Practices Committee and the Pro-Bono Partnership Committee were merged in 2017. Reports from both committees are below.